The on-demand video streaming service Disney Plus is a source of entertainment for millions of viewsers across the world. However, many users are still waiting for the Disney Plus versions that are compatible with their devices. One such category is the users of Disney Plus on Linux. They have been waiting for the Linux compatible version of Disney Plus but there is still no officially supported application of Linux users due to Digital Rights Management issues. But this does not restrict Linux users from watching their favorite content on Disney Plus. Users of Disney Plus on Linux can access the content of Disney Plus using the below mentioned methods. Read the article to know to step by step process.
How to Watch Disney Plus on Linux using Ubuntu?
Enable Digital Rights Management in Firefox
To watch Disney Plus, you will first have to enable the Digital Rights Management in the Firefox browser. Disney Plus uses DRM to block the unauthorized access to the content on the platform. Below are the steps to enable DRM.
- Launch the Firefox browser on your device.
- Once it opens up, go to the menu from the three stacked lines on the top right corner of the page.
- Now go to the preferences menu.
- Then from the left panel of the window, click the general tab.
- On the next window, scroll down to the Digital Rights Management Content option and check the box to enable it in Firefox.
Get Google Chrome User Agent
After enabling Digital Rights Management on Firefox, the next step is to make Firefox look like Google Chrome on Windows since neither Disney Plus on Linux nor Firefox supports Disney Plus. To do this you will have to emulate user agent string of Google Chrome and keep it in Firefox. Follow the instructions below to do the same.
Method 1: Google Chrome on Windows
If you are already having Windows and Google Chrosme installed, then follow the below mentioned steps.
Step 1: From the windows, open Google Chrome. Then go to the settings from the top right corner of the windows.
Step 2: Select the more tools options and then go to the Developers tools.
Step 3: In the next window, select the Console tool.
Step 4: Then type “navigator.useragent;” next to the arrow given at the top of the coding section.
This string will be used in the Firefox browser on Ubuntu.
Method 2: Google Chrome User Agent Database
If you do not have Windows install along with Google Chrome, then follow the below steps.
Step 1: Open Google Chrome User Agent Database.
Step 2: Then get chrome in Windows user agent and copy the string.
Create Custom Settings in Firefox
Now that you have a Google Chrome user agent, you will have to put it in Firefox.
Step 1: Open the Firefox browser on your Ubuntu machine.
Step 2: Go to the address bar and type “about: confit” command to open its settings.
Step 3: Then you will see an alert with a check box, tick that box.
Step 4: Then click on the show all button to preview all the settings options.
Step 5: After that check the option “General. useragent. override” to find to option to override the user agent. If you don’t find this option, then create a new option with the name “general.useragent.override.disneyplus.com”.
Step 6: Then paste the Google Chrome User Agent and save it.
Step 7: After saving, it will appear in Firefox settings table.
Once this is done, you can access the Disney Plus on Linux using Ubuntu and enjoy your favorite movies and shows.
Also Read: Disneyplus.com/begin
Disney Plus on Linux- FAQs
Can I watch Disney Plus on Linux?
There is no compatible application of Disney Plus for Linux. However, you can access Disney Plus on any browser that is compatible with Linux.
How do I install Disney Plus on Linux?
There is no compatible version of Disney Plus for Linux, so you will need to access it on a browser.
Why there is no version of Disney Plus for Linux?
This is due to the issue of Digital Rights Management which restrict the Linux users from watching the content of Disney Plus.
When will Linux version of Disney Plus come out?
There is no news of Linux version coming out in the near future.